Thursday, 23 July 2009

Tips to help you concentrate

M, concentrating
Originally uploaded by henrybloomfield
I have two young children so I know all about distraction. I joke (or more accurately, STATE) that I can't get any work done at home and that going to work is much more relaxing and therefore productive. One of the writers over at Stepcase Lifehack wrote 10 really good tips on creating an environment and the tools for staying focused on your project, whatever that may be. My favourite is number six, setting a deadline:
Deadlines have both advantages and disadvantages when trying to force concentration. A deadline can make it easier to forget the non-essential and speed up your working time. If you give yourself only an hour to design a logo, you will keep it simple and avoid fiddling with extravagant designs.
Do you have any special ways you like to "play the game" of Concentration? Put them in the comments!

[ From "10 Tips for Razor Sharp Concentration" at Stepcase Lifehack ]

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